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  • Service line:
    Consulting
  • Business unit:
    Tech Consulting & Assurance
  • Office:
    London
  • Role type:
    Full-time

IT Assurance Junior Consultant (0490)

In Consulting, you will join a growing team of 300 relationship driven, strategic thinkers who take pride in the positive impact they can have on society whilst advising the boardrooms of UK and International clients across all sectors. Our Consulting teams support clients in solving business critical, complex problems through a broad range of services including risk consulting, technology advisory, business transformation, regulatory consulting and actuarial support. Our expertise ranges from financial services and insurance to retail, government and education. In a rapidly changing business world, we help clients overcome the challenges that they face today and prepare for whatever the future may hold.

Our specialist Technology Consulting and Assurance team deliver IT assurance and advisory work to a range of clients nationally and internationally.  Our broad range of clients, including those in FTSE 350, allow you to gain experience across a range of sectors including:

  • Financial Services, Banking, Insurance and Investment
  • Corporates/Private Sector/Industry & Services
  • Central and Local Government
  • Retail and Consumer products organisations

Job Purpose

As an IT Assurance Junior Consultant within the national Technology Consulting & Assurance team, reporting to and working with the Technology Consulting & Assurance Mangers, Directors or Partner, you will be responsible for delivering IT Assurance (external audit) to a range of sectors, most notably in Financial Services and Corporates.  Client satisfaction is of paramount importance to us and you will need excellent communication and written skills, and an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Your Role & Responsibilities 

Responsibility for executing day to day IT Assurance work and reviews on behalf of a number of clients in London and working with National practice including contributing to closing meetings with client management, and acting as a key point of contact for both theTechnology Consulting & Assurance Manager, audit team and client, ensuring all are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the work.

  • To deliver work to the highest technical standards including ensuring the work is conducted in line with Mazars Quality standards;
  • Ensuring all work is undertaken to budget and meets client KPIs;
  • To build and develop long term relationships with senior stakeholders across our client organisations as well as within Mazars itself;
  • Build and develop strong working relationships with the client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly;
  • Maintain control and stability under pressure whilst recognising the deadline or urgency to be dealt with;
  • Respond to the needs of the client and staff;
  • Clearly understand the wider service line capabilities of Technology Consulting & Assurance Team and the wider firm and how these may benefit your clients;
  • Ensure that the services provided are genuinely appropriate for the client; and
  • Identify and transform opportunities and prospects into new work.

 Your Skills, Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience of conducting IT assurance within specific sectors or across sectors, or IT work experience post qualification;
  • You will be working towards or be willing to study towards relevant professional qualification such as CISA / QiCA / ACCA / MIIA / CIPFA;
  • You will be graduate or post-graduate in technology or business studies including systems, or have adequate experience to compensate for the same;
  • Experience in performing ITGC review for at least one key application such as SAP or Oracle, and standard packages such as Agresso, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage will be desirable;   
  • Knowledge of operating systems such as Unix, Windows Server, and Linux and databases such as SQL, Oracle, DB2;
  • Experience in delivering audit analytics within projects or knowledge of using tools such as Caseware IDEA, ACL, and using SQL will be added advantage; 
  • Experience in implementation assistance, reviews, and project management office for ERP such as SAP, MS Dynamics will be a differentiator;
  • Experience in GRC tools such as SAP GRC or will be advantage; 
  • Have a sound technical understanding of IT risks and hot topics;
  • Experience of delivering to a portfolio of clients
  • Experience of building and managing relationships;
  • Ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas, challenge the status quo and deliver work effectively;
  • Strong technical abilities in audit methodologies, combined with strong business acumen;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills proven through report writing experience;
  • Desire to help the department develop and grow;
  • Demonstrates ability to develop new initiatives and methodologies;
  • Experience of identifying issues through sound technical analysis and application of commercial acumen in all situations;
  • Ability to express ideas with authority and conviction throughout verbal and written communication.
  • The Technology Consulting & Assurance Team also delivers services such as Cyber, Data Privacy, Forensics, Data Analytics and IT Advisory.  Therefore, experience of any of these service lines would be an advantage or an interest in developing your skills in these services.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS

At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business.

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience.


 
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Tower Bridge House, St Katharine’s Way, London, United Kingdom, E1W 1DD
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Oliver Benbow

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Benefits

Annual Leave +
Charitable Giving
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